Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Arizona, bicycle, bicycling, bicycling by children, bicycling safety, Bike accidents, child cyclists, curb-cut jungle, industrialized cyclist, kids on bikes, Mesa, pdf, police reports, Safe Routes to School, suburban areas, suburban cycling, suburbia, traffic accidents, transportation, urban cycling
Especially in suburban areas. Here’s Mesa, AZ 2005.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: active commuting to school, autism, Boulder, Heatherwood Elementary, Omro Middle School, Safe Routes to School, SRTS, transportation
This school in Boulder apparently has some very cool teachers and parents.
…In just three years, Heatherwood Elementary’s walkers and bicyclists jumped from 12 percent to more than 43 percent of the school.
And, to recognize the importance of including all students in their program, Heatherwood’s SRTS coordinators made a special effort to the school’s autistic children in the district-wide Bike to School Day.
via US DOT official propaganda arm: Colorado’s Heatherwood Elementary and Wisconsin’s Omro Middle School earn 2011 Safe Routes to School Award – Welcome to the FastLane: The Official Blog of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation.
Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: active commuting, active commuting to school, childhood obesity, House of Representatives, House transportation bill, Kaiser Permanente, Safe Routes to School, Scott Gee
Kaiser’s Scott Gee in SF Gate, playing the health angle: